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Leaning In is a podcast exploring the future of mixed-use real estate. Trademark Property Company CEO Terry Montesi, and other executives, speak with experts from various backgrounds and areas to discuss mixed-use, multifamily, and brick-and-mortar retail, and what it looks like to lean into it while others are leaning out.

Follow Leaning In to hear future discussions about mixed-use real estate every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

For more information about Trademark, visit www.trademarkproperty.com

Leaning In Trademark Property

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Leaning In is a podcast exploring the future of mixed-use real estate. Trademark Property Company CEO Terry Montesi, and other executives, speak with experts from various backgrounds and areas to discuss mixed-use, multifamily, and brick-and-mortar retail, and what it looks like to lean into it while others are leaning out.

Follow Leaning In to hear future discussions about mixed-use real estate every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

For more information about Trademark, visit www.trademarkproperty.com

    Retail Roundup from ICSC: Trends, Projects, and Market Evolution

    Retail Roundup from ICSC: Trends, Projects, and Market Evolution

    Trademark’s leasing team brings you the latest retail trends and insights straight from ICSC Las Vegas 2024. They discuss topics capturing retailers' attention, from health and wellness brands driving retail expansion to brands that are making a comeback. Plus, leasing trends shaping our portfolio at in-demand properties like Market Street Woodlands and Galleria Dallas.

    Hosted by: Daniel Goldware, SVP of Leasing

    David Pratt, VP of Leasing

    David Laughlin, Leasing Representative

    Doug Hermann, Director of Leasing and Development

    Leaning In is published every month; subscribe to stay up to date.

    Links:

    Trademark Property

    ICSC

    Topics:

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:14) - Major takeaways from ICSC regarding retail leasing trends

    (0:05:38) - Standout properties

    (00:12:50) - Property improvements

    (00:14:47) - Challenges & wins for landlords and tenants

    (00:19:14) - Retailer’s reactions to rising rents

    (00:21:19) - Leasing trends today

    • 24 min
    Retail's Future: Resilience, Adaptation, and Innovation with Tom McGee of ICSC

    Retail's Future: Resilience, Adaptation, and Innovation with Tom McGee of ICSC

    In this episode, Tom McGee, President and CEO of ICSC, joins host Terry Montesi to
    explore the future of retail.

    ICSC elevates the marketplaces and spaces where people shop, dine, work, play, and gather. Drawing from ICSC's extensive industry research, Tom offers perspectives on the vitality of physical retail, the necessity of adapting to changing needs, and the pivotal role of omnichannel strategies. He also shares key insights from ICSC’s Halo Report.

    Tom also explores the ramifications of the demand for physical space, government regulatory
    constraints, and recent news such as Macy's store closures.

    Plus, discover the exciting initiatives of the ICSC Foundation, focused on providing valuable
    networking and growth opportunities for emerging talent.

    Subscribe to Leaning In for more discussions with leaders in retail and real estate.


    Links:

    Tom on LinkedIn

    ICSC



    Topics:

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:35) - How has the industry changed over the past decade?

    (00:04:53) - Supply and demand in brick and mortar

    (00:09:40) - How to do you see the integration of online shopping shaping the future of retail shopping centers?

    (00:11:37) - The Halo Report

    (00:15:20) - The AI effect

    (00:19:30) - Tom’s experience at the ICSC Federal Fly-in

    (00:26:35) - What trends are going to impact the industry over the next decade?

    (00:32:21) - Have there been any meaningful innovations in the space over the past 9 months?

    (00:35:14) - How do you see the future of malls?

    (00:39:26) - The ICSC Foundation and ICSC Las Vegas show

    • 46 min
    Trademark of Success: Real Estate & Leadership Insights

    Trademark of Success: Real Estate & Leadership Insights

    It’s time to spotlight Trademark Founder Terry Montesi. In this insightful episode with Kevin Kessinger, Trademark's new President and COO, Terry shares his journey from the Memphis grocery business to groundbreaking retail and multifamily developments in Dallas Fort-Worth and beyond.

    Discover what sets Trademark apart – a commitment to building a legacy that is not just financial. Plus, Terry reflects on lessons learned from transformative projects, like Market Street Woodlands and Saddle Creek, and discusses the future of real estate.

    Leaning In is published every month. Subscribe to stay up to
    date.

    Links:

    Trademark Property

    Topics:

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:00:52) - Introducing Kevin

    (00:02:40) - Terry’s journey into Real Estate

    (00:04:44) - Starting Trademark and reflecting on the company

    (00:08:10) - Business and leadership philosophies

    (00:17:10) - Reflecting on past projects

    (00:25:31) - Pipeline and new initiatives

    (00:27:00) - Retail is back!

    (00:29:58) - Market fundamentals

    (00:33:36) - Headwinds

    (00:36:56) - Acquisitions and growth

    (00:38:03) - Partnering with Trademark

    (00:39:27) - Philanthropy

    (00:41:56) - Terry’s passion

    (00:43:47) - The #1 takeaway from the episode

    (00:44:58) - What attracted Kevin to Trademark

    • 47 min
    The 2024 State of the Real Estate Economy with Dr. Peter Linneman

    The 2024 State of the Real Estate Economy with Dr. Peter Linneman

    In this episode of Leaning In, we welcome back Dr. Peter Linneman, authority on real estate economics and principal at Linneman Associates, for an update on the current economic landscape. Peter shares his predictions for 2024, discussing pent-up demand, inflation, and the Federal Reserve's role. He also sheds light on how housing data affects inflation measures and the impact of lower interest rates on capital markets. Plus, broader trends like shifts in healthcare costs and demographics.



    Subscribe to hear future episodes as the Trademark team
    speaks with experts in the real estate industry.



    Links:

    Linneman Associates, LLC



    Topics:

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:02:10) - Peter’s thoughts on the state of the economy

    (00:14:49) - Predictions for the next 6 months

    (00:25:56) - Rate cuts

    (00:29:08) - Covid relief funds still on the sidelines

    (00:40:00) - Predictions for capital markets

    (00:43:08) - The multifamily market through 2026

    (00:45:08) - The retail market through 2026

    (00:48:06) - Mega trends for the rest of the decade

    (00:52:15) - What is the one prevailing thought economists are wrong about?

    (00:54:34) - How the 2024 election will impact the economy

    • 58 min
    The Multifamily Market: 2024 Insights with Kimberly Byrum

    The Multifamily Market: 2024 Insights with Kimberly Byrum

    Get a retrospective and a forward-looking perspective on multifamily from Kimberly Byrum, Zonda’s Managing Principal of Multifamily, in conversation with Trademark’s Chad Colley, Multifamily & Mixed-Use Partner. 

    The two explore the challenges and triumphs of the asset class, touching on topics including inflation, the capital market, and the practicality of office conversion.

    Kimberly draws from over 25 years of experience to make bold predictions for 2024, provide insights into DFW’s resiliency and other prime markets, and explore emerging development and design trends such as build-to-rent single-family housing.

    Leaning In is published every month, subscribe to stay up to date.



    Links:

    Kim on LinkedIn

    Zonda



    Topics:



    (00:00:00) - Intro



    (00:01:03) - Kimberly’s background and career



    (00:03:49) - What headwinds were you predicting for 2023? 



    (00:07:04) - What trends do you predict for multifamily in 2024?



    (00:12:50) - Dallas as an undersupplied market



    (00:16:25) - What markets are going to be hot for multifamily in 2024?



    (00:21:37) - Single-family design trends



    (00:25:17) - Build to Rent 



    (00:27:26) - Are the pandemic escape markets seeing a cool down?



    (00:28:53) - Is Austin the new Silicon Valley?



    (00:29:32) - Capital markets



    (00:35:11) - Office to Multifamily conversions



    (00:38:32) - What do renters want in today’s market?



    (00:47:07) - Final thoughts

    • 50 min
    Capital Markets Conversation: 2023 Insights with JLL’s Mark Gibson (R)

    Capital Markets Conversation: 2023 Insights with JLL’s Mark Gibson (R)

    Mark Gibson, CEO of JLL Capital Markets Americas, joins host Terry
    Montesi for their yearly conversation on the state of capital markets.

    Tune in for a macro perspective of recent changes in interest rates and inflation, and the condition of the CRE banking and debt markets. Plus, Mark shares his sector-specific views on retail, multifamily, mixed-use and office, and insights into the cities and trends that are reshaping the investment landscape.

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    Links:

    ⁠JLL Capital Markets



    Topics:

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:55) Mark’s thoughts on the RE capital markets, inflation, and interest rates

    (00:15:42) How long can capital realistically stay out of the market?

    (00:21:45) How have things changed on the commercial real estate banking side of things in the past 6 months?

    (00:26:08) Thoughts on the retail sector

    (00:29:26) Thoughts on Multifamily

    (00:39:30) Thoughts on Office

    (00:44:57) Are institutional owners under pressure to sell CRE assets?

    (00:47:28) What trends are you seeing that will impact CRE?

    (00:51:06) Do you predict a soft landing or a recession?

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Glenn R T ,

Incredibly interesting!

I was recommended this podcast by a friend and loved the first episode! I am excited to hear Terry’s on-going thoughts on retail, CRE and the changing world we live in, he has some phenomenal insights. I highly recommend!

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